TINLEY PARK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panduit Corp., a leading global provider of innovative electrical and network infrastructure solutions, announces the promotion of Tom Donovan to President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Donovan most recently served as the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer. He succeeds Gerald W. Caveney, who will focus on other business opportunities.
“As a Panduit veteran of 33 years, Tom has the industry knowledge, leadership ability, and character to provide direction to the company and its 5,000 global employees,” said Caveney. “In his newly-expanded role as President and CEO, Tom will be responsible for the overall direction of the business, developing current and long-range strategy, and leveraging the company’s strengths and capabilities to exceed our customers’ expectations.”
“I am honored to have been chosen to lead the Panduit organization into the next chapter of its 60-year history,” said Donovan. “I look forward to working with our partners and employees to build new business capabilities, develop industry-leading innovation and to continue enhancing our performance around the world.”
Donovan joined Panduit in 1982 and was named President and Chief Operating Officer in 2013. He is a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, and holds an MBA in Industrial Management.
Panduit is a world-class developer and provider of leading-edge solutions that connect, manage and automate the physical infrastructure. Panduit Unified Physical InfrastructureSM (UPI)-based solutions help customers integrate core business systems for a smarter, unified business foundation. Our robust partner ecosystem, global staff, and unmatched service and support make Panduit a valuable and trusted partner. For more information, visit www.panduit.com.